Saga Dawa Festival at the Foot of Mt. Kailash and Guge Kingdom tour

Saga Dawa Festival at the Foot of Mt. Kailash and Guge Kingdom tour

The SAGA DAWA is one of the most important and cherishable Tibetan Buddhist festivals, held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar, to celebrate Sakyamunis enlightenment. The SAGA DAWA is one of the most important and cherishable Tibetan Buddhist festivals, held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar, to celebrate Sakyamunis enlightenment. This astounding f s astounding festival is also known as the Festival for Releasing Living Things, and during this festival, Tibetan people do not eat meat and kill any living things in the fourth month of the Tibetan year in order to concentrate their efforts on worshipping. A legend says on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Tibetan year Sakyamuni was born, became a Buddha and died. On this day each year, the people will dress in their splendid attire and sing and dance and have a picnic or gathering in Lingka.

This exciting trip is for anyone who has dreamed of visiting the land of the Tibetan people and standing within sight of Mt. Kailash. We will organize if for you.

Buddhist, Hindus and Bonpo faithful consider Mt. Kailash as their sacred land. The mountain is known as teh throne of "Shiva", a powerful God in Hindu mythology. Buddhist considers it as Kang Ringpoche, the precious Snow Mountain. Devotee of Jain religion considers the peak as Mount Ashtpada. Rishabanatha, founder of Jain faith, believed that he gained spiritual liberation on the summit of Mt. Kailash. Bon po, pre Buddhist religion in Tibet believes that this is the Nine storey Swastika Mountain that lead to the heaven.

The pilgrims walk and prostate around the mountain path of 55km Kailash Parbat known to them as Meru in ice and stone. There is a strong belief among Hindus and Buddhist that a single walk around the holy mountain would wash away all the sins of a lifetime.

For us you are always number one. That is why we are always flexible and accommodating. We ensure that we will offer alternative packages if above is not upto your expectation and as per your budget and time frame. Just write to us where tentative plan, we will immediately get back to you with detail informations.

2019 itinerary

Day 01: Jun 09 Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. In Kathmandu

Day 02: Jun 10 In Kathmandu- free day to explore Kathmandu own

Day 03: Jun 11 Katmandu - Syabrubeshi.  O/N guesthouse

Day 04: Jun 12 Kyirong country. 

Day 05: Jun 13 Kyirong - Saga O/N guesthouse

Day 06: Jun 14 Saga - Paryang O/N guesthouse

Day 07: Jun 15 Paryang - Lake Manasarovar O/N guesthouse

Day 08: Jun 16 Lake Manasarovar - Darchen O/N guesthouse

Day 09: Jun 17 Full day at Tarboche for Saga Dawa Festival- guest house or camp

Day 10: Jun 18 Trek to Drira-Puk (4765m)- Camp

Day 11: Jun 19 Trek to Zuthul-Puk (4700m)- camp

Day 12: Jun 20 Arrive Darchen, drive to Tirthupuri O/N guesthouse

Day 13: Jun 21 Tirthupuri - Tsaparang -O/N guesthouse

Day 14: Jun 22 Tsaparang -visit of Guge Kingdom and Toling Temple O/N guesthouse

Day 15: Jun 23 Tsaparang - Lake Manasarovar O/N guesthouse

Day 16: Jun 24 Lake Manasarovar - Paryang O/N guesthouse

Day 17: Jun 25 Paryang - Saga O/N guesthouse

Day 18: Jun 26 Saga - Nyalam - Zhangmu O/N guesthouse

Day 19: Jun 27 Zhangmu - Kodari - Katmandu, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu

Day 20: Jun 28 In Kathmandu

Day 21: Jun  29 Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu

Itinerary: Above tentative itinerary showing scheduled night stop; it is a guideline only. It may change due to logistics and other condition like local government restriction, sudden change in weather and reasons beyond our control.

 

Tour Cost: US$ 2890 per person

(we require minimum 4 person to run the trip)

 

Cost includes:

01. Arrival/departure transfers in Kathmandu

02. 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu using 3 star Hotel on BB

03. Tibet travel permit

04. English speaking guide in Tibet

05. Entrance fees,

06. Land Transfer by land cruiser,

07. Guest house acommodation in Tibet

07. Daily breakfast

08. Yak and Yak man for carrying luggage only during Mt. Kailash Kora

09. Private transfer to Kodari and pick up

 

Cost does not include:

01. Items of personal nature expenses, personal clothing and sleeping bag

02. Personal insurance like accident, health and emergency evacuation

03: China/Tibet visa fee US$ 85 for European, US$ 198 for US national

04. Lunch and dinner

05. Extra cost incurred due to landslide or road blockade

Start Date End date
09/06/2019 29/06/2019 book now
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  • Price : USD 3360
  • Destinations : Saga Dawa Festival at the Foot of Mt. Kailash and Guge Kingdom, Tibet
  • Max Elevation : 5400 m.
  • Weather : Summer time is best to visit
  • Trip Duration : 21 days
  • Trip Grade : Streneous
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